Tag Archives: Big Dig

Why didnt we listen to Christy Mihos on the Big Dig?

Big Dig trooper death lawsuit settled for $9M BOSTON – The family of a Massachusetts state trooper who died when he fell off his motorcycle and was thrown into the handrails in a Big Dig tunnel has settled a lawsuit against the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority and several contractors for $9 million. The suit was settled last week according to documents…

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Another MA Boondoggle

Now that the Ted Williams tunnel,Lenny Zakim bridge and all the other projects that are collectively known as “The Big Dig” are for the most part done draining the public coffers(The wallets of commuters are another story) MA politicians are scrambling to find a new way to fleece the taxpayers. Enter the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States…

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Charlie Baker Caught in a $13.9 billion$$$ LIE

Edited to comply with fair use standards. Mr. Blake consider this your warning. Repeated violations will result in account suspension. http://www.southcoasttoday.com… Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker has an interesting view of his role overseeing the Big Dig. Baker, in a Standard-Times interview this week, said that when he was the Weld/Cellucci Secretary of Administration and Finance he wasn’t connected to…

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Herald: Project Labor Agreements are “Political Payback” for Labor

Yesterday the Boston Herald weighed in on the Beacon Hill Institute’s recent study on President Obama’s executive order encouraging the use of union-only project labor agreements on federal projects. One of President Obama’s first acts in office was to issue an executive order reinstating such PLAs for all construction projects over $25 million. The comment period on that order (wheels…

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